Star Trek

David Gerrold at DragonCon 2010

Jerrold David Friedman, that’s his real name, was born on January 24, 1944 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. David Gerrold started his career as a screenwriter for the original “Star Trek” series. Later, he started writing sci-fi literature as well and is particularly famous for his series of the War Agains the Chtorr.

Robert Picardo at the San Diego Comic-Con International in 2011

Robert Picardo was born on October 27, 1953 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, into a family of Italian origin on both father and mother’s side. He had roles particularly in many TV shows: his most famous ones are in “China Beach”, “Star Trek: Voyager” and the Stargate shows.

Nichelle Nichols on the Children Uniting Nations Academy Award Viewing Party red carpet in 2009

Grace Dell Nichols, this is her birth name, was born on December 28, 1932 in Robbins, Illinois. Nichelle Nichols is famous mostly for playing Uhura in the Star Trek saga. She also collaborated with NASA to recruit women and minority personnel and promote space missions.

Michael Dorn at the 2012 Phoenix Comicon

Michael Dorn was born on December 9, 1952 in Luling, Texas. He’s most famous for playing Worf in Star Trek, from the TV show “Star Trek: The Next Generation” to four season of the TV show “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine” and in some movies of the saga.